Sensors, digital systems, logic design (VHDL), instrumentation
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 1987
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1978
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1977
University of Tennessee: Associate Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Coordinate undergraduate affairs, manage assessment process and ABET (accreditation) process, acquire funds for laboratory and instruction. 8/02-pres.
University of Tennessee: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (promoted & tenured: 7/92). Research and teach in areas of communications, digital signal processing, and computer engineering. 8/89-pres.
Knox County Election Commission: Commissioner and Secretary of Elections. 4/01-present.
U.S. House of Representatives: AAAS/IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow. Chief Science Advisor for Cong. D. Rohrabacher, Chairman of Space Subcommittee. Major focus on intellectual property. 1/94-7/95.
Hewlett Packard Company: Design and development engineer for graphics workstations, biomedical and analytical instrumentation products. Development engineer for the following products: HP-19394A Environmental Analyzer, HP-9845B computer graphics board, HP-7833 EKG (biomedical) monitor. 8/78-8/89.
Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley Campus: Adjunct instructor for evening courses. 1984-1989.
New Mexico State University: Hewlett-Packard Visiting Professor. 8/82-8/84.
U.S. National Institute of Justice
U.S. Homeland Security/Oak Ridge Association of Universities
Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Biomedical sensors, signal processing
EPRY-PEAC: Powerline signal processing
Ceramaspeed: Evaluate OEM components, 12/99
Widata Corporation: radio propagation
Polymore: RF circuits
American Alliance for Innovation: Intellectual property
U.S. Army, Missile Command
Redstone Arsenal: Neural network research
The University of Tennessee Medical Center: Biomedical signal processing
Have also served as expert witness for product liability cases.
Communication Systems, Fourth Edition (2001), McGraw-Hill, Authors: Carlson, Crilly, and Rutledge.
Deconvolution, Second Edition (1997). Contributing author for two chapters.
Holder of three patents.
DSP I, II, and III
VLSI and Logic Design
Signals and Systems
Circuits and Electronics
Digital Signal Processing and telecommunications. Taught by invitation at the Escola Federal De Engenharia, Itajuba, Brazil, 1999 and 2001.
Grants and Contracts
Have received funds and equipment worth over $800,000 from the following sources:
Outstanding Advisor Award, College of Engineering, 2004, 2007
Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Teaching Award, 2001, 2003
IEEE Senior Member
Eta Kappa Nu
Tau Beta Pi
Leadership and Service
Associate Head, UTK's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Prepared department's ABET Self-Study that enabled department to obtain ABET Accreditation for Computer Engineering program.
Senator, University of Tennessee Faculty Senate, 1997-2000, 2004-present
Director and Recording Secretary, Tennessee Inventors Association, 1995 99
President/Vice President, IEEE East Tennessee Section, 1991 1993, Director, 1998-1999
Faculty Advisor - Tennessee Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, 1991 3; UT Amateur Radio Club, 9/99-present
IEEE Transactions On Instrumentation and Measurement, 11/89-present
Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 1/98-present
IEEE Transactions On Industrial Electronics, 1/91-12/93
IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Newsletter, 1/91 1/94
Graduate Council, University of Tennessee, (elected). Represent College of Engineering, 8/95-7/98
Selected Journal Papers
F. Boughorbal, P. Crilly, A. Koschan, and M. Abidi, "Motion Estimation Without Correspondences Using a Search for the Best Structure," Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 24, Jan. 2003
P.B. Crilly, E. L. Bonaldi, L.E. Lacarda de Oliveira, and L.B. da Silva, "A Novel Small Signal Power Line Quality Measurment System," IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 5/03.
P.B. Crilly, A. Bernardi, P. Jansson L. B. Silva, and, "Improved Speed of Convergence For Jansson's Iterative Deconvolution Method," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, December 2002.
S. Horner, W. Holls, and P. Crilly, "A Robust Real-Time Algorithm for Enhancing a No-invasive Fetal Electrocardiogram." Digital Signal Processing/A Review Journal, 8/95.
D. Rohrabacher, and P. Crilly. "The Case For A Strong Patent System" Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, 7/95.
P. Crilly. "Error Analysis With Deconvolution Algorithms" IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2/93.
P. B. Crilly. "A Quantitative Evaluation of Various Iterative Deconvolution Algorithms." IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 40, pp. 558-562, 6/91.